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VASSILIKI MARKIDOU
Post: Assistant Professor
Telephone: 210 727 7468
Office: 903
E-mail: vmarkidou[at]enl.uoa[dot]gr

Vassiliki Markidou is Assistant Professor in English Literature and Culture at the Department of English Language and Literature, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She holds a B.A. (with distinction) from the University of Athens and an M.A. and a Ph.D. from Lancaster University, United Kingdom. She was a State Scholarships Foundation beneficiary throughout her doctoral research. She teaches 16th to 18th century English literature and her research interests lie in 16th, 17th and 18th century English literature as well as travel literature. She has co-edited (with Alison Findlay) a volume entitled Shakespeare and Greece (Arden, 2017) and (with Apostolos Lampropoulos) the second special issue of the Anglophone journal of comparative literary studies, Synthesis, entitled Configurations of Cultural Amnesia (http://synthesis.enl.uoa.gr/configurations-of-cultural-amnesia-2-2010.html). She has also published a number of articles (in international academic journals such as Critical SurveyHome CulturesEnglish: Journal of the English AssociationExplorations in Renaissance Culture, Victoriographies: A Journal of Nineteenth-Century Writing, 1790-1914, and Gramma: Journal of Theory and Criticism) and chapters in books (published by international publishing presses such as Arden, RodopiCambridge Scholars Publishing and University of Bologna Press) on William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, George Gascoigne, Aemilia Layner, Andrew Marvell, Lady Hester Stanhope, Tobias Smollett, Mary Leapor, Ann Yearsley, Lady Elizabeth Craven and Anna Laeticia Barbauld. She is currently researching space and gender in early modern British literature.

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